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J. Edgar Hoover 40th Anniversary As Head Of FBI


Published May 16, 1964


Documentary broadcast on WGN television May 16, 1964.
National Archives description: "Highlights activities of the FBI during J. Edgar Hoover's administration. Shows how Hoover shaped FBI into its current shape by establishing FBI National Academy in 1935 and adopting tough standards for its agents. Highlights from capture of Barkers, Rudolph Abel, John Dillinger, and Prono Hauptmann [SIC] who kidnapped Lindberg [SIC] baby. Commenting on his career are Bob Consodine, Presidents Eisenhower and Lyndon Johnson."
National Archives Identifier: 12123



Run time 28 minutes 49 seconds
Producer Department of Justice. Federal Bureau of Investigation
Audio/Visual sound, black & white
Language English

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